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Underwater Photo Contest | Shortlisted entries

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2014

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Underwater painting
By Raoul Caprez
posted (5 days ago)
21 votes

baby oysters
By Mathieu Foulquié
posted (5 days ago)
21 votes


By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted (5 days ago)
20 votes

F R I E N D S
Yellow cowrie & Sheep nudi (Costasiella kuroshimae)
Anilao, Philippines. October 2014
By Irwin Ang
posted (3 days ago)
18 votes

softcoral crab eating
By Oscar Miralpeix
posted (5 days ago)
17 votes

F O C U S
Purple Shrimp (Periclimenes)
Anilao, Philippines. August 2014
By Irwin Ang
posted (5 days ago)
17 votes

Flying Pink-eye Goby Yawns
By Tim Ho
posted (4 days ago)
16 votes

Saltwater crocodile
By Paul Colley
posted (5 days ago)
15 votes

Trinchesia yamasui
By Arno Enzo
posted (5 days ago)
15 votes

Whip it
By James Deverich
posted (3 days ago)
15 votes
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This category shows entries from last year that our 'trusted' members have put forward to the first round of judging for the annual awards
presenting you the second picture of the newest campaign ... by Rafal Makiela
presenting you the second picture of the newest campaign made with Papert Pictures for Marmorin.
Head of Production: Agata Kruczek
Photographer: Rafał Makieła
Model: Krysia Księżyk
Production manager: Agata Śliwińska
Make-up artist: Jola B...
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Magical, well done.
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 9, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Poland
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turban snail newport morning by Dale Kobetich
turban snail newport morning
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Wow, every beginning photographer should take a close look at this composition. All the rules, perfectly met in one shot.
53 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 21, 2014
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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"Ecstasy"
Canon 7D with Ikelite housing, Canon lens 10-22mm, a flash Ikelite.The image was taken in the most beautiful place for mi in Bulgaria- location Korabite, Sinemorec. Was autumn and the water was pretty cold.
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55 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 17, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Black Sea Bulgaria
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Colorful hatchling
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Amazing shot, I think the palm trees on the top 3rd of the shot made this truly extraordinary.
46 Votes
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Result of a Poolshooting
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29 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 1, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Germany
view portfolio more shots by Christian Schlamann
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Last Breath.... by Lucie Drlikova
Last Breath....
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Beautiful pose, sharp and accurate lighting, I love it.
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, May 9, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: United States
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Reverse side of tne river №2.
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31 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Russia
view portfolio more shots by Sergey Lisitsyn
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Night diving on the Full Moon
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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This double exposure feels so natural, your almost think it's real, or at least wish it was! Very cool manipulation.
36 Votes
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Pelagic octopus, free swimming at night off Kona, Hawaii
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Beautiful subject and very well taken
40 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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[:b:]Felmidia luteorosea[:/b:] by Francesco Pacienza
Felmidia luteorosea
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29 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 3, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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A Perfect Sunset
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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The sun, the fin, the shark.. Everything comes together to a great shot which is very hard to take.
55 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 29, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Allen Walker
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Ribbed Medusa
Puget Sound, WA, U.S.A.
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Great shot, a classic book cover
39 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 26, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific United States
view portfolio more shots by Tom Radio
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Pygmyface by Doris Vierkötter
Pygmyface
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Beautiful pose and composition. Great shot.
50 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 31, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Cedar's pride wreck in Aqabe.
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35 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 5, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Jordan
view portfolio more shots by Mehmet Salih Bilal
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Graphic lines
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46 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 23, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
view portfolio more shots by Marco Gargiulo
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tubeworm colours
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Lovely Colors
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, March 31, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Spain
view portfolio more shots by Oscar Miralpeix
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Mermaid Silhouette
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28 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, July 11, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Ready to jump !
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21 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 27, 2014
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Ecuador
view portfolio more shots by Raoul Caprez
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OWT with reflection
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21 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 21, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
view portfolio more shots by Ken Kiefer
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Crossways - Tarpon hunting Silversides. This is an image I've been striving for, for over a year now - learning and working on my lighting skills so that when the Silversides returned to Cayman, I could finally get this photograph.
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Incredible shot!
52 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 20, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Nina Baxa
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Pink October, the underwater way
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21 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 26, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
view portfolio more shots by Christian Coulombe
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"Dream on" by Parnupong Norasethkamol
"Dream on"
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Excellent colors and a surreal setting. Almost feels like outer-space.
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 10, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Philippine Sea Palau
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basketstar shrimp
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Looks like t drawing.
36 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 6, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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Meander.
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27 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Pigtails by Jun V Lao
Pigtails
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Very nice. I think the DOF is slightly too small. Feels overdone.
27 Votes
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A Christmas tree in the snow
(rhinophore of Hagerada punctata)
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Very nice but seems aggressively cropped and thus not sharp enough.
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, February 21, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean Sri Lanka
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Tornado over the reef ;-) - a cloud of small engeneer gobys
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Cool Shape
42 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Visayan Sea Philippines
view portfolio more shots by Andre Philip
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